Always think ‘Why?’

I was sent a link to this video where the question of why is asked and how important it is to selling. This instantly got me thinking about how to apply it more in Radio. The excellent book by David Lloyd speaks more about the words to use when talking on the radio...

Myriad Playout Hack – Scripts Location

Myriad Playout has a ‘script’ feature built in which allows you to either link to script or allow the presenter to choose a script to read out on air. A client wanted to have a dropbox folder be the location of their scripts so it could be updated from...

Programming Axia IQ to put players into Preview Mode

Have been working with Hospital Radio Chelmsford on their Axia Install. One of the desires was for the studios to operate with Myriad Playout the way it works when Myriad is plugged into the SRM mixer from P Squared. They are using the Axia IP Audio Drivers which have...

VIDEO: Tascam DR-10x overview

Have done a video showing off a new gadget. The Tascam DR-10x which plugs into the bottom of any xlr mic and allows you to record in .wav...

Podcast Show Notes – what Radio could learn

Some more thoughts I have been having about what Radio can learn from podcasts. One thing I find useful about podcasts are their show notes. These are often links directly to the stories and/or website mentioned, equipment talked about and sponsors of that podcast...

Podcasts and Radio

I’m a big podcast listener and have been since the early days. Throughout my time as a listener I have always been on the lookout for how Radio can learn from podcasts/podcasters. A good few of my podcasts come from the Relay.FM network which is run by Myke Hurley in...

Myriad: Setting Players to Preview Mode

Using Myriad Playout v4 I found myself wanting to pre-fade the next song without it affecting the backtiming or dashboard for what was playing on air at the time. I wanted to use the fader I was going to be eventually playing the item on air from. In order to achieve...

Video: Dropbox to Myriad Playout AudioWall

I have made a video to show how to create a script in Windows to move, rename and delete items from a dropbox folder. As part of the rename it adds a cart number to the file which the Auto Importer then uses to place it correctly on the AudioWall....